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Stars at Dawn: Forgotten Stories of Women in the Buddha's Life

by Wendy Garling

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2016-08
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Good
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9781611802658
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Condition: clean copy. Content: In this retelling of the ancient legends of the women in the Buddha's intimate circle, lesser-known stories from Sanskrit and Pali sources are for the first time woven into an illuminating, coherent narrative. Interspersed with original insights, fresh interpretations, and bold challenges to the status quo, these stories invite us to open our minds to a new… Read more
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Following the Drum

by Annabel Venning

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Published
May 2, 2005
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Good
ISBN
9780755312580
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Condition: clean copy. Content: Spanning four centuries, from the 1660's to the present day, the book tells the stories of the wives, daughters, and mistresses of the British army who followed their military menfolk to some of the most treacherous places in the world. The backdrops to their stories constitute some of the set pieces of British history, such as the… Read more
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Dorthy Middleton

by Victorian Lady Travellers

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Published
1965
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Condition: clean copy, dust jacket protected by plastic cover. Content: The seven women whose adventures are told in this work were active in the last years of the 19th and the early years of the 20th century, when the movement for woman's emancipation was gathering momentum, and social influences such as the bicycle were coming into fashion. 182 pages, bibliography, index.
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Women on the Margins Three Seventeenth-Century Lives

by Natalie Zemon Davis

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Published
April 25, 1997
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9780674955219
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Sound clean copy. As she did with Martin Guerre, Natalie Zemon Davis here retrieves individual lives from historical obscurity to give us a window onto the early modern world. As women living in the seventeenth century, Glikl bas Judah Leib, Marie de l'Incarnation, and Maria Sibylla Merian, equally remarkable though very different, were not queens or noblewomen, their every move… Read more
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Ascent of Woman A History of the Suffragette Movement

by Melanie Phillips

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November 1, 2004
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9780349116600
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$10.22

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The story of the fight to gain the vote for women is about much more than a peripheral if picturesque skirmish around the introduction of universal suffrage. It is an explosive story of social and sexual revolutionary upheaval, and one which has not yet ended. The movement for women's suffrage in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries prefigured to… Read more
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The Women's Institute

by Susan Cohen

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Published
2011-08-23
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9780747810469
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When the first Women's Institute was formed in Llanfair, Wales in October 1915, no one could have foreseen how this small-scale experiment would grow to become, by the early twenty-first century, an organisation with a membership of approximately 205,000 in 6,500 branches in towns, cities and villages across Britain. The organization instilled a new and enterprising spirit into the life… Read more
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Nice copy read once. Jane Robinson's Bluestockings is the incredible story of the fight for female education in Britain. In 1869, when five women enrolled at university for the first time in British history, the average female brain was thought to be 150 grams lighter than a man's. Doctors warned that if women studied too hard their wombs would wither… Read more
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Postage will be reduced on this item after ordering. Booklet with staple binding. 45 pages. Photos on request
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Votes For Women (Women's and Gender History)

by Jane Purvis

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Published
January 2000
ISBN
9780415214599
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Prev owner name inked out otherwise sound copy light edge wear. Underlining on several approx 10 pages between 109-134 in green ink. Good reading copy. Priced to sell fair price of this often expensive book.
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Sound clean copy. Trade paper. Revised edition
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$22.03